US Army Corps of Engineers
Mobile District

News Releases

  • Walter F. George Lake to once again offer sewage hookups at Cotton Hill Campground

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that Cotton Hill Campground in Fort Gaines, Ga. will once again offer sewage hookups at most campsites for an additional $2, beginning March 2. Sewage hookups will be available at all 91 full-service campsites (electric, sewage and water) at Cotton Hill Campground for $26, except for the 10 primitive tent areas. The cost of primitive tent areas will remain $22 a night.
  • Drought operations, recent rainfall help Lake Lanier reach full winter pool for first time since 2016

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District announced today that Lake Sidney Lanier in Northern Georgia reached full winter pool for the first time since May 2016. Under the Army Corps of Engineers’ Water Control Manuals for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin, a full winter pool for the lake is achieved when water levels reach 1070’.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material.
  • Allatoona Lake to begin accepting reservations for all campsites

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the Allatoona Lake Project Management Office will begin accepting reservations in advance for all of its campsites for the 2018 camping season. In the past, approximately 10% of the project’s campsites were only available on an in-person, first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Lake Seminole to close several roads, access areas for interagency training exercise

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that Jim Woodruff Powerhouse Road and North River Landing Road at the Lake Seminole Project Management Office in Chattahoochee, Fla. will be closed to the public, March 4-6, for an interagency training exercise. During the same timeframe, the public will also be restricted from accessing the Lower Pool Access Area, West Bank Overlook, and the parking area adjacent to the Jim Woodruff Dam entrance.
  • Corps of Engineers to host Town Hall to discuss proposed Mobile Harbor project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, invites the public to attend a Town Hall meeting, Feb. 22, to discuss the ongoing study to determine the feasibility of increasing the depth and width of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel. The Town Hall meeting will be held at the Mobile Convention Center, One South Water Street, Mobile, Ala., from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Prescribed burning of timberlands underway at West Point Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at West Point Project announced today that prescribed burning of selected timber stands around the reservoir is underway. Each winter, the Corps works with Forestry Commissions in both Alabama and Georgia using controlled burning to improve wildlife habitats on the public property surrounding the reservoir.
  • Rock Quarry Boat Ramp to close temporarily

    Cottondale, Ala. – Rock Quarry Boat Ramp, operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Black
  • Corps of Engineers to host public meetings to discuss Lake Lanier Recreation Capacity Study, Master Plan Update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, is scheduled to host four open house meetings in February to update the public on the status of a Recreation Capacity Study and Master Plan Update for Lake Sidney Lanier in Georgia. Each open house will feature the same information, with subject matter experts from the Corps of Engineers on hand to brief the public on the purpose and goals of the study.
  • West Point Lake going cashless for the 2018 season

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the four Corps-managed campgrounds at West Point Lake in Georgia will begin “cashless” operations in 2018. Only credit and debit cards will be accepted as payment at R. Shaefer Heard, Whitetail Ridge, Holiday and Amity Campgrounds. Other forms of payment, including checks, will no longer be accepted.